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Practicing Islam in Egypt : print media and Islamic revival

Author: Aaron Rock-Singer
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For many, the signal event in the history of Islamic activism in Anwar al-Sadat's Egypt is his stunning assassination in October 1981 by the Jihad group, members of which would go on to form al-Qaeda. Other accounts of this period have examined the ways that the Muslim Brotherhood steadily rebuilt their shattered organization around a "Parallel Islamic sector" operating on the margins of state control. These  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Rock-Singer
ISBN: 9781108492058 1108492053
OCLC Number: 1051777408
Description: xii, 211 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Mind Before Matter: Visions of Religious Change in Post-Colonial Egypt --
2. Currents of Religious Change: Ideological Transmission and Local Mobilization --
3. Could the State Serve Islam?: The Rise of Fall of Islamist Educational Reform --
4. Prayer and the Islamic Revival: A Timely Challenge --
5. Beyond Fitna: The Emergence of Islamic Norms of Comportment --
6. The Ambiguous Legacy of the Islamic Revival: How Women Emerged as a Barometer of Public Morality --
Conclusion --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Aaron Rock-Singer.

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Following the ideological disappointment of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, an Islamic revival arose in Egypt. Here, Rock-Singer looks beyond the artificial divide between state institutions and Islamic  Read more...

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